President Nechirvan Barzani received Dr. Faryad Fazil Omar in Erbil on January 16. Dr. Omar is the President of the Institute for Kurdish Studies in Berlin, who was granted the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in December 2022. As reported in this article.
President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Dr. Omar on receiving the award, and commended Kurdish communities in Diaspora, valuing their hard work and services abroad. The President also appreciated Dr. Omar’s services in the academic field, Kurdish language, literature and culture, and wished him success.
For his part, Dr. Fariad Fazil Omar expressed his appreciation and delight over meeting with President Nechirvan Barzani and emphasized that academic endeavors and promoting Kurdish language and culture will continue.